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slept. the continued fight in washington ale the multibillion-dollar acquisition for uber overnight as the ride share company prepares for one of the biggest ipo nz history. "today in the bay" continues right now. good morning to you on this tuesday. thanks for joining us. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. let's check the forecast with kari. >> we are in twine storms so we'll see some showers yesterday, leaving behind some wet roads but we will also see a break in the rain today. the next storm starts to move in, headed into tomorrow. i want to enjoy the peeks of sunshine we'll have. will see clearing today and the next round of rain gets here tonight and continues off and on throughout the day tomorrow.
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how much rain can you expect and the problems we may have along with that coming up in a few morning. >> we have more detail on a rash at a point, approaching mcbride, the overpass there. that's where we have a crash blocking possibly two lanes now, that's a problem for the upper east shore freeway. at the same time as we have the build and the crash there, that's coming off the carquinez bridge, south off the benicia bridge is smooth until we get to treat. car fire, smoke visible possibly from the car. it's out of lanes and so are all the folks out of that car and that's a distraction headed toward the walnut creek interchange. both issues coming off the bridges. the rest of the bay shows a smooth flow of crash continues to work at whipple, south 880, slowing into hayward. we have break n fe in daly city, it's happening near los olivos and the daly city
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b.a.r.t. station. >> bob redell is there live on the scene. what a y find out?rom the b.a.r.t. street station in daly city. the house in question is that white house up on the left side, it's lit up there, it looks like a two-story "a" frame. the north county fire authority the fire department have put out the fire. we believe it started a little bit after 5:00 this morning. we want to show you some video right now. this is vitt yodeo of the persoy took out of the house. we're not sure what their condition is. we know they did take out at least one person out of the house on a stretcher, and took that person to the hospital and sometime during the fire fight, the local police department, they ended up pushing us back and set up the crime scene tape that is in front of us right now, not clear what led to that decision, but tfi is out. we just saw one of the fire trucks leaving the scene, which is usually a goodndication they're in overhaul phase of this fire. you have the house fire here on
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los and delong street here in daly city. the fire again is out and one person, at least one person taken to the hospital. reporting live here in daly city, ready ready, "today in the bay." >> thanks for the latest, live from the scene there, bob. 6:03. more breaking news on this tuesday morning, also on the peninsula, not too far from daly city, a big emergency response under way right now at rockaway beach in pacifica. we just got off the phone with the coast guard, and we're told there is a search happening along the coast after reports of a 28-year-old man went missing. he was last seen near the water near the lighthouse hotel. the coast guard has helicopters in the searching for this man, and we've got a crew headed to pacifica as well. we're going to bring you live pictures as soon as we get them. now to capitol hill, california democrat and speaker of the house nancy pelosi is calling for the full mueller report to be released to congress and the public. "today in the bay's" tracie potts is live for us in
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washington to bring us mor tracie, talk to us about the demands being made. >> sure. well, democrats want to see this report quickly. republicans argue it's not ready because the report may contain lots of classified information. special counsel robert mueller's report on russian election interference. >> that should be something available to the american public. >> reporter: but how soon? democrats want it one week from today. >> there is no good reason not to make the report public. >> they're like a dog after a bone, wouldn't surprise me to see them want to investigate mr. mueller. >> we have a four-page summary written by somebody else, not robert mueller. >> reporter: that somebody else is attorney general william barr, investigation and decided there's insufficient evidence to
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prosecute. barr says it could take weeks to block out classified information from the report. >> it is important to protect sensitive sources and methods. we're likely dealing here with potential other prosecutions, classified information, damaging people's reputations. >> reporter: the senate's top republican voted no on releasing it, even though every member of the house of representatives, democrat and republican, voted yes. >> do you think robert mueller acted honorably? >> yes, he did. he did. >> reporter: president trump says release the report. democrats want mueller and barr to testify about it soon. a senior aide tells nbc the house judiciary committee already contacted the justice department to set a date for barr's testimony. now if you thought we were done with special counsel investigations, that just may not be the case. you just heard from senator lindsey graham who says we need anothespecial council to look at the investigation itself and how it started in the middle of a presidential campaign.
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back to you. >> hmm. all right, another one we will be watching as well, tracie. thank you. >> 6:06 right now. santa clara county may be ready to start contacting federal authorities when violent undocumented felons are released. today supervisor also debate a measure to end the current ban preventing deputies from contacting i.c.e., involves inmates being released despite a detainer request. undocumented inmates would be held until federal authorities assume control. the move is sparked in large part by the deadly stabbing last month of a woman in her south san jose home. investigators say 24-year-old carlos eduardo arevalho carranza killed 59-year-old bambi larson. authorities say he was a repeat offender released twice from jail without i.c.e. ever being notified. critics are blaming sanctuary happening today, the future of your commute is up for discussion. several silicon vall agencies w
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together soon. mayor sam liccardo and six other mass transit leader also meet later this morning. leader also talk about governor gavin newsom's plan to scale back the at speed rail project. >> 6:07 right now. new this morning, facebook is removing a number of fake pages and groups. the social media giant says the accounts were targeting millions of foreign citizens. according to facebook, the accounts were connected to iran, russia, macedonia, and kosovo. in some cases, the company says the accounts were impersonating real political groups or media organizations. facebook is also removing similar accounts from instagram. new this morning, san francisco-based uber is buying a ride hailing competitor careem. that acquisition deal is worth, get this, $3 billion. the dubai-based company careem
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claims to have more than 30 million users in 120 cities across the middle east and south asia. the big announcement comes as uber is gearing up to go public and expected to be one of the biggest tech ipos in history. financial experts value the firm at as much as $120 billion. >> big acquisition there. boeing making a new push to get back in business with its now grounded 737 max jets. this is actually video from yesterday, as boeing was conducting some test flights near its seattle headquarters. the faa tentatively approved a software patch in the wake of two recent crashes involving planes. earlier this month, eight americans were among those on board the ethiopian airlines jet that went down in africa. last october, a lion air jet you may recall, plunged into the indian ocean. in that case, investigators have now zeroed in on the plane's stall prevention program. right now at 6:08, we are
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tracking storm after storm, and yesterday the rain that we had brought some interesting cloud formations and this one the picture i had sent to me by lisa in marin showing me the asperatus clouds. when i saw them i initially recognized them. just a few months ago they got their own cloud classification and i remember reading the recall, put it on the screen because earlier laura thought i said apar gus. so it's asperatus. love when you send me the weather pictures. we're seeing clouds out there as we take a live look in walnut creek, and we are going to leave the umbrellas at home, only a few spotty showers left behind today. our temperatures go from of rain that arrives for parts of the bay area so more on have a ce yes, incidents poppil over the chp grid. they're busy. i'm trying to track which ones are the most important.
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most are over on the shoulder. we're still tracking the one over here, south 880 down in toward union city out of hayward, right around whipple, dyer and blocking part of one lane. there say slowdown and distraction. it's been there for a while. nothing major out of hayward and northbound off the bottom of your screen, northbound 101 at embarcade embarcadero, there is a crash near the on-ramp and may be debris in the lanes as well. i see slowing here south 680 at treat the earlier car fire off to the shoulder, no injuries but a distraction, and west 80 coming down toward mcbride one lane blocked and that's holding steady with the slower drive from highway 4 down to that scene. that's adding to your travel minutes highway 4 and slower drive. richmond and the bke6:10. coming up next and all new this hour on "today in the bay," new economic impact of one of the bay area's most popular beers.
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and later, edibles and the er. alarming new analysis on the disturbing uptick in emergency room visits. at 6:25, the role time plays for people who actually seek medical help after eating edible marijuana.
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right now at 6:14, as you get ready to head out the door, the roads will gradually dry out. this is a live look outside at highway 101 in palo alto and so
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we're in between these storm systems, and our temperatures go from the upper 40s to the upper 50s by early afternoon. just a few peeks of sunshine, but our next amount of rain or next round of rain will be here going into tonight. we'll talk about the time line in less than fivenutes. looking at the san mateo bridge tail lights westbound, that's your crowded commute headed to the peninsula. the peninsula moves smooth but there are jams on the east bay, good mord atni.nbc global headquarters. here are today's top business headlines. wall street is set to open up higher this morning. yesterday's stocks closed with small gains, as concerns about the health of the global economy and the risk of a potential recession in the u.s. capped major moves to the upside. on today's watch list, reports on housing starts, home prices, and consumer confidence. after a big event yesterday, we now know apple is going all-in on services. the company unveiling a video streaming service, a premium version of its news app, a cloud
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gaming service and credit card linked to apple pay but apple left out key details primarily on the streaming service, which is called apple tv plus. this includes price, release date and which shows will be available at launch. apple says the service will come out this fall, but it is not saying how the shows will be added, on a weekly basis or all at once to binge like netflix does. would you like fries with that, how about a big flurry? mcdonald's is called dynamic yield that specializes in software to personalize the customer experience. this can change up the drive-through menu to show food based on the time of day, weather, current restaurant traffic and even trending menu items. based on a customer selection it can also suggest a few additional items. the new tech will be rolled out to all u.s. locations later on this year. i've said it before, i think we're all getting hungry now. back over to you. >> maybe so. >> fries. >> shamrock shake would be nice,
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year round. >> some people dip the fries in the shake. then.ere you go.eam >> thanks, frank. >> oh, of course. new at 6:00 a.m., sonoma county drinking up huge economic boost from a highly sought-after kw there's nothing quite like pliney the younger. fans sit in long lines for the brief time it's available during the first two weeks of february. "the press democrat" reports visitors from 42 states last month added more than $4 million in county revenues. that amounts to an average of almost $60 per customer in pliney's two brew pubs. along with the $300 average nightly hotel cost. a lot of people enjoy it. >> that must be some good beer. >> i've had it. it's okay. >> wow, bring me some next time, please. >> no, i didn't go up there but a friend was nice enough to give me some. >> well, if anyone's out there,
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nice enough to stand in line. >> four of us at this desk. >> we'll split a pint. you just eat your french fries. >> all right, so this morning, we're starting out and we are in between these weather systems, so it's nice to have these little breaks in between, gives that water a chance to soak into the ground, where we had about three-quarters of an inch of i . here is a live look outside in oakland. a lot of people already up and out the door, but hey, at least it's not raining for this commute. so if you're on your way out the door to the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station, expect those temperatures in the low 50s, mostly cloudy skies, we'll see the sun coming out every now and then today and as you check out the seven-day forecast, it's already up at the bottom of the ready for tomorrow, but today, it's a mix of sun and clouds. highs reaching the low 60s. we can see that the rain has pushed off to the east, as we get a look at storm ranger, and i'm showing you the next storm that will be moving in. we can see these areas of low pressure kind of circulating out
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there. these are the two storms, and this one is the next one that will be moving in, as we go into tomorrow, and it will take several hours before it moves out. we're looking at that to last about 24 hours. as we go hour-by-hour today, we'll see our skies clearing for a little while, but look at 8:00 tonight. already some rain starting to shp ase lk sth bay, and the tri-valley, and then off and on waves of rain throughout the day tomorrow. there may also be enough energy to produce a few thunderstorms as this system moves through, and then even into thursday, we're still seeing some rain moving in before this all clears out late thursday night. total up to be about an inch and a half in parts of the north bay, around santa rosa, but most of the east bay, about a half to three-quarters of an inch of rain. the south bay may get another quarter inch of rain, and san francisco about a half inch of rain. after that, pretty good soaking, we will get some sunshine. the weekend is looking really
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nice, starting out at 65 on friday inland, up to 71 degrees on sunday. and mike, you may still find some damp roads out there. >> kari, let's show the folks our view from our richmond-san rafael camera. it filled in with cars, darn it, for the commuters as well. damp roadway and a little bit of puddling. the sun hasn't dried this because it's not up yet. you beat the sun. you beat the sun here as well. typical slowing across the richmond-san rafael bridge. we'll get back to the area in a second. i wanted to show you the south bay along the peninsula. it's a smooth drive right now. even the tri-valley moves nicely. we had this earlier crash at whipple dyer, southbound in toward union city and that did slow more in through hayward and the deal there is that as folks found slowing and heard about a crash past the san mateo bridge, more moved over to west 92 if they're headed to the peninsula, early that keeps the dumbarton bridge lighter. san mateo bridge builds a little more across that flat section. no major issues over there. south 680 at treat we have the
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activity on the shoulder after the earlier car fire. things are calming down, smoothing out as the build comes in out of concord. you'll see more traffic toward caldecott. backup toward highway 4 and on our waze system we have more bause there are a lot of wazers out there, a cluster of reports there. one from jeff g. talks about a major crash but in the backup, someone gave a comment saying thank you, it was a bad one. there is another comment from chappin 510. join nbc bay area wazers, and we can get you more insight as you have your conditions out there. back to you. >> thanks, mike. coming up here on "today in the bay," blocked. we'll tell you one company's push to stop the pesky robocalls when a free version of a new program is set to come out. plus "today in the bay's" team adding one more member. check out the photos that kira klapper posted on facebook. she's getting ready to have her second boy.
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middle east .. after a new israeli air strike in gaza city. israeli missiles targeted a 6:24. tensions escalating in the new building there that the military says served as a secret headquarters for hamas. this follows a long range missile strike from injuring several people. there are reports of a half dozen injuries in gaza. colorado is seeing a steep rise in marijuana-related emergency room visits after the state legalized the drug. researchers looked at health records for 10,000 er patients at one hospital and found the number of marijuana-related visits tripled between 2012 when t the drug became legal in 2016. more than 10% of the visits involved edibles. doctors say too much of the items.
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ey body gets flooded with marijuana and causes issues that get them into the emergency room. >> the "today" show will have much more on the study and a look at the growing marijuana market coming up at 7:00 a.m. so if those relentless rboocalls get to you like they do all of us, this may be music to your ears. verizon reportedly getting ready to roll out new free blocking tools for its customers. the company offers a s subscription app to block robocalls, that cost $2.99 a month. forbes is reported the free version is expected to roll out by the end of the month. you feel it? next and all new, a small earthquake that rattled parts of the south bay overnight. also overnight, a pair of scares in the b.a.r.t. system, just hours apart. the attack and robbery on two different women, and what b.a.r.t. police are telling us
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this morning. also, continuing coverage of breaking news we're following along the peninsula, a house fire in daly city. what we know about who was inside. but first, our crews just got to the scene of a water rescue on the of pacifica. what first responders are telling us about the man who went missing overnight. taking a
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the bay bridge. it )s tuesday march 26th. . right now at 6:30 on your tuesday morning, taking a live look outside, beautiful bay bridge, illuminated, waiting for the sun's arrival. it's tuesday, march6th.
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good morning to you and thanks so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. we talk about weather all the time so let's head over to meteorologist kari hall, she has all we need to know and he in the weather department. we've been tracking storm after storm and right now we're kind of in between storms. walnut crr temperatures will be in the low 50s, mostly cloudy skies throughout the day, every now and then the sun w we're going to see the highs again in the low 60s, as we get a look at the radar, we see that we are getting a clean sweep from storm ranger, that's the red scan showing no rain now but the next storm system it's on the way, so i'll talk about what to expect, as that arrives, coming up in six minutes and mike, you have a look at that morning commute and now you have a traffic alert. >> same crash but now declared a traffic alert by chp. that means they know it's going to have a significant impact. 'veeen following this for the last half hour here. west 80 approaching mcbride, that crash still blocks your
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fast lane. no major injuries but because of that crash at the critical point in the upper east shore as folks offhe carquinez bridge that has the slower drive. 45 minutes highway 4 to the berkeley kumcurve. the slowing before san pablo, cleared by richmond. slower drive south 880 towar e, shoulder. you have a distraction and some folks see the backup in getting across the san mateo bridge making 92 a little slower in that westbound direction, maybe heavier traffic than you might expect. that brings benefit toward the dumbarton bridge and the south bay, just starts to build. back to you. >> thanks, mike. two breaking stories on the peninsula. first to a water rescue, this is under way off of the coast of pacifica. >> that's right we move "today in the bay's" bob redell from one breaking news story to another, now live at rockaway beach. what are you seeing out there, bob? >> reporter: marcus and law camera, for the past 45 minutes, 60 minutes or, so the coast guard has been out off the shoreline. you could see the light there
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that's on the horizon, that's a motorboat, got its search lights out looking for this man, he's in his late 20s who is out there in the water, they believe, and if you look to the right of that, you can see another light above the horizon, a helicopter, both with the coast guard and it's possible there's a third aircraft that's higher above that searching. these two right here have the spotlight on the ocean, and they are looking for this man. i spoke with pacifica police. around 4:20 this morning, there were four friends out here, two of them went into the water, only one came back. the one whon'tid come back is in his late 20s. these four men friends are staying at the lighthouse hotel, which is right here along the shoreline. it's not clear what they were doing out in the water during the 4:00 hour. you can hear the surf in the background. the waves are pretty strong out here, strong current and of course it was dark, completely dark at the time as opposed to now we're seeing the sun rise. one man missing in the water, has been out there for quite some time. do not believe he has a wet suit
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on and again, you can see the coast guard, they have one chopper at least possible another aircraft and a boat out there searching for this person. reporting live here in pacifica, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> hope they find him there, bob. thank you. we have breaking news to tell you about a on the peninsula, firefighters are still at the scene of a house fire that involved at least one rescue. crews arrived only a short time after that fire started, about 90 minutes ago, that fire is now contained. it happened right across the street from the daly city b.a.r.t. station on los olivos and a block north of john daly boulevard. one person was taken from the home on a stretcher and police set up yellow tape around the area. there's no update on the victims, letmight be affected br how it started. >> 6:33. two separate b.a.r.t. police
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investigations just an hour apart. last night at 11:00, we reported about an incident on the peninsula. "today in the bay's" pete suratos live for us in orinda and pete, it's just another reason for riders to pay close attention to their surroundings. pete? >> reporter: yes, that's right, laura. there's always a level of concern, when you hear about incidents like this, mentioned, that incident here at orinda b.a.r.t. taking place at 11:00 p.m., just an hour after another incident in san francisco. i was going to show our viewers a map, showing the distance between these two stations. now according to b.a.r.t., police are saying the orinda station incident was a robbery that took place at about 11:07 p.m. the male suspect in this tried to get away on a san francisco-bound train but was eventually arrested at the macarthur station after the female victim and another witness identified him. over in san francisco, another woman is attacked, this time on a train heading toward sfo. that one happened just before 10:00 p.m. between daly city and kolma. police say a man hit a woman
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with an object and walked away. the motive is unknown but we know he was arrested at the station and that woman appears to be okay. now here is what riders in orinda tell me about what they think about these latest incidents. >> it makes me more aware of my surroundings, but other than that, i'm fine in the mornings. i wouldn't do it so much at night, though. >> it raises concerns, but generally, i would say this is a pretty safe station. from what i know. i've been using it for years. >> i don't mind it. it don't bother me really. >> reporter: looking at b.a.r.t.'s latest quarterly report for fiscal year 2019, they average about ten crimes against persons or crime incidents per week, and b.a.r.t. says that didn't meet their goals and they say this increase may have been caused by an increase in cell phone robberies in san francisco. we're live here at the orinda b.a.r.t. station, pete suratos
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for "today in the bay." >> always be alert. thanks so much, pete. 6:35 for you right now. happening today, a major gun restriction goes into effect, we're talking about bump stocks, and they will be banned across the nation. the justice department with the support of president trump issuing a rule banning the devices. the rule applies to individual owners, dealers, and manufacturers. that ban was prompted by the 2017 las vegas massacre. the gunman used the bump stock to kill 58 people, this is during a country music festival. and this morning, the search is on for a shooter who opened fire inside of building s into the lobby of citi center building and shot a conservation corps worker in the back of the head. police swarmed the building. they say the victim is an 18 years old from san francisco. >> it's very emotional. it's just like, it was his
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birthday, and his first day at work, too, so it's, i don't know why somebody would do that at somebody's workplace. >> turns out somebody that i knew and it was kind of sad, it was his first day on the job. damn, why did it have to happen to him? >> wow. so he was taken to san francisco hospital with life-threatening injuries. conservation corps workers have been told not to report back to work until thursday. >> 6:36 right now. did you happen to feel it? a small 2.9 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of the south bay last night. according to the usgs, it struck in the hills of diablo range southwest of san jose near morgan hill just before 11:00 at night, nearly three miles deep. no reports of injuries or damage. happening today, soccer fans advised to plan ahead for involving mexico and paraguay. 40,000 plans are expected. they are warn being ongoing pothole repairs near the stadium
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may lead to added delays for drivers. fans are encouraged to consider vta and cal train. a lot of people will be goooo-ing over there. >> instead of goal, it's slooooow! 45,000 people toward levi's stadium. we have a lot of parking, a few bridges, pedestrian bridges but a lot of traffic, this is in the heart of silicon valley. there is tazman and lafayette, where laura was talking about. last week we talked about the sewer line break so not pothole but potty holes through the area. they have to repair that and that continues to only local traffic. you can't use that if you're going to the game. there is north first, there's great america parkway and 237 and 101, and 237 have had signs lit up since this weekend. you know about it, this section of the south bay. that will be an issue all day and definitely this evening. right now, the morning commute is moving pretty smoothly. we have south 880 through union city, that's slow as you get toward whipple from an earlier crash and the top of your screen, we have that traffic
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alert, west 80 at mcbride. chp called the traffic alert but only one lane is blocked. just a critical part of that upper east shore so slow there. >> it's busy. all righ hopefully not slow >> looks like a beautiful temperatures, sunshine and we need it after the rain comes through. tonight and tomorrow and into thursday, but by friday, the sunshine is back and our temperatures reach into the mid-60s. look at the weekend forecast for san francisco, upper 60s for saturday, as well as sunday. if you're heading out of town, maybe going to kirkwood in the sierra, we have some good travel conditions starting friday, and our temperatures reaching the upper 30s. you'll also be able to see a fresh coating of snow on the ground. our highs reach 40 degrees there and mid-40s by the end of the weekend. napa valley will be a great place to be this weekend, with highs in the low 70s and sunshine. you'll want to take that in and spend some more time outside, and if your weekend plans include going hiking, muir woods
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will still be a little bit muddy in spots but looking nice with highs reaching 64 degreesn with sunshine all throughout the weekend. we won't see sun temperature trend coming up in california senator kamala harris > 6:39. coming up n teachers. unveiling brand new proposal this morning. her first major ones since considering her run for president. the hefty price tag, who is affected, and what she says she'd do. plus -- >> i feel that i am the luckiest man in the world. >> you may think so as well. this 96-year-old contra costa county veteran is the only member of his unit to survive d-day, nearly 75 years ago. the other reason he says he is the luckiest man in the world. g board, you can see right now, yields is up 224oi the
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right now, it's 6:43, and as we take a live look outside in san jose, the rain has moved out. we're getting a chance to dry out, a live look out there now, near the s.a.p. center, and we will see the sunng out every now and then, with our temperatures in the low 50s, as you head out the door. low 60s for the afternoon. our next storm system arrives tonight. we'll talk about
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that's coming up in less than five minutes. >> i can see the clouds now the grouhe. richmond side, this is actually not that bad. the approach toward that san rafael bridge, but the problem is, getting there may be an issue for some. we'll show you. new for you from overnight, california u.s. senator and democratic presidential contender kamala harris wants to close the pay gap for teachers. she's releasing her new plan and she says it would boost the pay for teachers nationwide, calling for the federal government to provide funding, though an estate increase for the top 1% of taxpayers. she pelz it out on today's "washington post."undantal leve children are being raised by two groups of people, families and teachers.cas it a national fail senator scott weiner wants you to be able to vote if the state should raise estate taxes. the lawmaker is planning to introduce a new tax proposal to later today, to
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get placed on the november 2020 ballot. if approved, california would collect 40% of assets worth more than $3.5 million or $7 million for married couple after the owner dies. a 96-year-old martinez man has a wish to return to france, where as a young soldier, he survived the horror of d-day 75 years ago. when his son asked the army to kris sanchez spent time with him and picks up the story from there. >> it was a joy to meetet it al go when he found out he couldn't get sponsored to go to france this summer for that big commemoration. when he told his friends, the ones he visits with regularly, they went to battle for him. we visited with mr. larson at his favorite bagel and coffee spot in martinez. he told us he is the only living survivor from his unit that stormed omaha beach. while the army sponsors trips for veterans to travel to their old battlefields, mr. larson is
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not eligible because his military records were destroyed in a kentucky army base fire back in the 1970s, would you believe. his coffee crew is mobilizing to get him there for the 75th commemoration in june, and mr. larson just cannot believe it. >> we're like we're going to get a go fund me. he didn't know what it was and he joked around later, got choked up, he said i cannot believe that people don't even know me are donating to me and he goes i thought i'd be sitting out there, he said like a little -- >> like a little man with a tin cup. >> tin cup. >> i love 'em. that, like you guys are all my family. i'm so proud of everyone. >> mr. haarson is the recipient of the army's bronze star and france's legion of honor, which is france's most prestigious
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award. all after lying about his age at the age of 15, so that he and his cousin could join the national guard. that's probably the only bad thing he did in his life. it is a miracle he is alive to make this trip. i tweeted out a link and also tweeted a little information about that army base fire, in the 1970s, just wiped out records for so many people. >> you think it would have nothing, he could go still. >> i think they might have been able to forensically put together the records for it, but you know, it turns out his friends came to his rescue. >> has he ever been back to the normandy since that time? >> not that i know, no, and he really wanted to go but said oh well, i can't go. his friends were like no way! >> he seems to be in good health, too. >> he's in excellent, he has no aches or pains. one of the reasons he says he's lucky. he was like spry, and can hear. >> next story is to find out how that happened. >> i want to go with him to normandy. >> maybe it's all the bagels.
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thanks. if you're wondering how sweet it is for this morning's stanford women's basketball team, try this one on for size. sweet 16, that's where the cardinal are headed, after defeating byu last night in the second round of the ncaa tournament. final score was 72-63. stanford, get this, is a two seed, now going to face 11th seeded missouri state on saturday. go cardinal. >> i want to go. all right. things we've been talking about, the weather. hmm. >> hmm >> as in good today? >> a little break in the rain for the moment? >> i'm happy with the break. >> we'll feel tomorrow. there will be some rain coming back to the bay area. here is a look at what we are going to see, with the storms we've also had some interesting cloud formations. i had this picture sent to me by lisa in marin, and she was like what are these clouds? i instantly knew what they were because just recently they got their own cloud classification, they're asperatus clouds.
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i'll put it on the screen. it sounds like food. asperitas. the wind is turbulent and the up and down motion gives the clouds this wavy appearance. really interesting to see and thank you for that picture. always appreciate your weather pictures when you send them in. now as you get out the door in pleasant hill, headed maybe out to the b.a.r.t. station it's in the low 50s. we will see another day with those temperatures reaching back into the 60s, so staying nice and mild. the seven-day forecast is already up at the bottom of the screen as we check out our highs for today that will be back up to about 63 in livermore. the rain has moved out, and we are g t little bit of systems, but another one right on its heel continues to develop out in the pacific, and we'll see that area of low pressure starting to work its way into the bay area, going on tonight throughout the day tomorrow. we will keep slight rain chances in the forecast today.
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in the 8:00 to 9:00 hour, starting to see the rain moving into the south bay, and the rain will be off and on, even a slight chance of a few thunderstorms for tomorrow, with some gusty winds, as that area of low pressure kind of works its way across the region, into the day on thursday. we're still looking at some scattered rain, but it does move out by thursday night. during this time, we're looking at the potential of getting about an inch and a half of rain in parts of the north bay. san francisco about a half inch of rain, and for the south bay, about a quarter inch, but there will be some spots that could get a little bit more. the rest of t and make some plans to get outside. we're talking highs in t 70s, and for san francisco, just this nice and comfortable with sunshine into the start of next week. mike, you're still tracking a traffic alert. >> it is the one traffic alert we've had this morning, kari, westbound 80, right here on the upper east shore freeway. we're looking at mcbride or san pablo dam road, and we have one lane blocked, the critical point keeps it as a traffic alert. we see traffic holding steady
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from highway 4 to the scene, and that adds about ten, possibly 15 upper east shore and a clearer drive toward the bay bridge. we have a crash and a car fire that cleared over there, south 680 at street and another disabled vehicle toward diablo, might have been a distraction, causing more slowing but now that walnut creek interchange looks standard, so no major problems for the rest of contra costa county. a smooth drive for the tri-valley, crash south 680 around vernal on the shoulder, the south bay the northbound routes are looking good for the freeways. 280 at 17 showing slowing. 101 sat 680, 280, a lot of numbers, basically here 101 past the 280 interchange and a smooth drive here and the richmond to san rafael bridge, i want to show you there's still a little sheen, damp roadways, the sun hasn't dried everything out yet so watch the off-ramps. we've seen slick conditions in patches. back to you. >> thanks so much, mike. 6:52. happening now, this one i can't believe. the first all women's spacewalk
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is scrubbed. the historic space walk is delayed because of space suit issues. the problem was, there's only one space suit size in the size of medium available at the station. both women wear the same size. the spacewalk will still happen on friday as astronaut also install some powerful batteries for one pair of the solar araise. the female astronaut also still make history during that mission by being the 13th and 14th women to perform a spacewalk. got to give them the right size suits. or>> gir you next here onfor yo search for someone who went missing in the ocean this morning. the updates we're was clear, the president's not >> i think that mueller report exonerated. >> what nancy pelosi is telling reporters from overnight. this is all while you slept, at 7:00 a.m. on the "today" show, the continued fight in washington and what's next for the complete mueller report. it is 6:53 right now. we're back with more news. you're watching "today in the bay."
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welcome back. it is 6:56. here are the top stories on "today in the bay." breaking news on the peninsula, a big emergency response under way right now at rockaway beach in pacifica. this is a live look in fact, you see the waves crashing there and an officer looks to be consoling someone, that's because we know that a group of young men went to a 28-year-old man went missing.
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he never returned to the shoreline. we've got a live look at a search from our nbc bay area skyranger, all man was laste waa the coast guard has helicopters in the air as well as they continue to search for him. more breaking news for you, just north of that, a house fire daly city at least one person taken from that home on a stretcher. a crew arrived a short time after that fire started, around 5:00 this morning. it happened across the street from the daly city b.a.r.t. station on los olivos. one block north of john daly boulevard. there's no update on the victim let alone how that fire may have started. and now to developments involving two trcrime incidentsn b.a.r.t. within an hour apart. a live look from orinda where the incident took place. that incident was a robbery just after 11:00 last night a male suspect tried to get away on a san francisco-bound train, but was eventually arrested at the
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macarthur station. then in san francisco, another woman is attacked, she was attacked there on that train headed toward sfo. this happened just before 10:00 last night. police say that a man hit a woman in the head with an object, and then walked away. he was arrested at the station. >> 6:57. the future of your commute is up for discussion. several silicon valley's biggest transit agencies will come together. san jose mayor liccardo and six other mass transit leader also meet later this morning. among the topics discussed, google's downtown san jose expansion and b.a.r.t.'s diridon station. advisers are looking into turning the station into a major transit hub. leaders will also talk about governor gavin newsom's plan to scale back the state's high speed rail project. a san francisco-based uber trying to buy ride hailing competitor careem. that acquisition deal is worth, get this, $3 billion. the dubai-based compantiesrecro
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and south asia. the big announcement comes as uber is gearing up to go public and expected to be one of the financial experts value the firm at as much as $120 billion. a little break in the rain today, but the series of storms that we've been having will continue? >> we're going to see our next round of rain moving in later on tonight, continuing throughout the day tomorrow and our temperatures will be cooling off as well. inland areas reaching the low 60s. windy and rainy tomorrow so enjoy the break today. by the weekend, we'll be enjoying sunshine and much warmer temperatures. >> pull the umbrellas out. mike, you're tracking a traffic alert in san pablo? >> chp called a traffic alert because of the location but only one lane is blocked and no major injuries. this is westbound 80, coming through san pablo around san pablo dam road, mcbride, and that is a slow spot, but the rest of the east shore freeway as a result is smoother, lighter through berkeley. the rest of the bay shows a smooth flow of traffic but anec
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san mateo bridge so there is your slowdown. >> and we'll be back in about half an hour for a live local news update. >> don't forget to join us for "nbc bay area news" at midday. see you at 11:00. thanks for joining us. have a great day. . good morning, victory lap. president trump batsks in the spotlight after robert mueller finds no evidence of collusion. >> it was a false scenario. it was a terrible thing. we can never let this happen to another president again. >> democrats setting a deadline for the justice department to release a full report. is there any hope of lawmakers working together in the wake of the investigation? avenatti accused. high profile attorney michael avenatti released on bond
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overnight after being charged with trying to extort millionof >> i will be fully
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